Elizabeth Cherry

Assistant Professor


Contact Information

OfficeGOS 3348
Phone(585) 475-4497

Research Interests

  • Cardiac electrophysiology
  • High-performance computing
  • Nonlinear dynamics
  • Mathematical biology

Selected Publications

  • Gizzi A, Cherry E, Gilmour RF, Luther S, Filippi S, Fenton FH. Effects of pacing site and stimulation history on alternans dynamics and the development of complex spatiotemporal patterns in cardiac tissue. Frontiers in Cardiac Electrophysiology 2013; 4: 71-1 – 71-20.
  • Murthy A, Bartocci E, Fenton FH, Glimm J, Gray RA, Cherry EM, Smolka SA, Grosu R. Curvature analysis of cardiac excitation wavefronts. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, 2013; 10: 323-336.
  • Murthy A, Islam A, Bartocci E, Cherry EM, Fenton FH, Glimm J, Smolka SA, Grosu R. Approximate bisimulations for sodium channel dynamics. In CMSB 2012: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computational Methods in Systems Biology, ACM, London, UK, 2012, p. 267-287.
  • Cherry EM, Fenton FH. Contribution of the Purkinje network to wave propagation in the canine ventricle: Insights from a combined electrophysiological-anatomical model. Nonlinear Dynamics 2012; 68: 365-379.
  • Cherry EM, Fenton FH, Gilmour RF, Jr. Mechanisms of ventricular arrhythmias: A dynamical systems-based perspective. American Journal of Physiology Heart and Circulatory Physiology 2012; 302: H2451-H2463.
  • Luther S, Fenton FH, Kornreich BG, Squires A, Bittihn P, Hornung D, Zabel M, Flanders J, Gladuli A, Campoy L, Cherry EM, Luther GE, Hasenfuss G, Krinsky VI, Pumir A, Gilmour RF Jr., Bodenschatz E. Low-energy control of electrical turbulence in the heart. Nature 2011; 475: 235-239.
  • Bartocci E, Cherry EM, Glimm J, Grosu R, Smolka SA, Fenton FH. Toward real-time simulation of cardiac dynamics. In CMSB 2011: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computational Methods in Systems Biology, ACM, Paris, France, 2011, p. 103-110.
  • Cherry EM, Fenton FH. Effects of boundaries and geometry on the spatial distribution of action potential duration in cardiac tissue. Journal of Theoretical Biology 2011; 285: 164-176.